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, kathy. it's because of her i'm here today and here at the city university. i sworn after i left maryland having left rutgers i would not go back to the university again. i'm glad i have broken that promise to myself and here. it's a pleasure to be on the podium again. we met in the '70s what we were both regarded as a radical scholar. some might not think that anymore. francis and i were asked by james mcgreger burns to be the co-chair of the american political science invention program. we came up with a program that even i think jim burns was a little alarmed by. he in fact put in to action. i have known francis since then. she has remained an honest and authentic voice of progressivism and radicalism with a deep interest with those they have shown -- the homeless and the poor. not how they can be helped but how they find ways to help themselves through the movement and work that they do. it's a pleasure to have her perspective this afternoon in responding to these comments. i'm very pleasured to jackie davis, the chairman of the -- and rachel and members of the executive committee the
of amsterda. this is the inner city of amsterdam, and the rest of the city are the suburbs. the whole city, there are 2.2 million people, but the real city of amsterdam, there are less than 800,000, which i think is about the same as san francisco. i will also pass around a few sheets. the important thing is that amsterdam is one of the five major economic central's -- economic centers in europe, and we want to stay that way, and we are an attractive city for international business, like the american and asian companies that like to have business in amsterdam. it is a real nice place to stay. experts like to live in amsterdam, and is accessible from all parts of the world. it is also very important case of cycling. what irony said, 2.2 million and happens, but the last line may be the most important, about 120 kilometers per day traffic jams. that is qu7?) a lot. this distance is not more than 25k. we have a real problem. that is not good for business. for us, it is active transport, really important as a solution for being accessible. ok, does it work? yes. this is the city. at the red li
events happening throughout the city. grab your valentine and get ready to have some fun. here are my topics for the week. this thursday, february 14th, bring your special someone or just your admiration for romantic music for a night of flamingo music. and other renowned musicians combine rowman i can music of i go far with footwork and song. dinner will be served throughout the performance so make your reservation early to ensure great view. okay. maybe valentine's day isn't your thing. well, have no fear because sf is here and there's over 300 events celebrating san francisco's craft fair legacies throughout the city. one event that i'm really looking forward to is the brewery blow out at speaks easy lauger. friday, february 15, enjoy 15 rare and limited beer on tap to live music and home brewing demonstration. and for complete beer week 2013 schedule check out official page. after the festivities come burn off all those calories in the park. free outdoor swing dance at golden gate park. get ready to swing when the streets of golden gate park will close to traffic and dancers take
around with your loved one. the palace of fine arts is the most popular location in the city arts system. reservations for weddings and other events a >> as you all know, the german marshall fund vehicle very kind to provide us with this -- has been very kind to provided us with this opportunity to have four of their european experts in bicycle planning, bicycle implementation and bicycle programs and they are experts on all aspects of the bicycle. and here in san francisco, you know, we are at this point trying to after a hiatus of three years because of court-ordered injunctions trying to implement our bike plan. so we all a collective goal, i believe, to increase the environmental and nick sustainability of the world around us that we participate in and especially in san francisco, but we do have a special responsibility because this place provides us with the opportunity that most other places don't. the geometry and geography of san francisco is up that it is easier for us being in a city of short trips to veil ourselves to other alternatives to the car. so when we want to reclaim t
and underinsured vehicles operating as taxicabs in the city. both of these companies prey on the under employed and fib experienced of the city putting them to work in under insured nonlicensed and under regulated vehicles for the purpose of in town point to point transportation for hire. thea companies also heavily promote heavily to their driver during busy time to tell them no special license or insurance is required and the transportation that they are providing is on a for-hire basis. this makes them taxi companies in practice, definitely not ride sharing, especially when these companies are taking 20% of what the drivers are getting paid. both of these companies are publicly claiming that they are exempt from regulation, that they are providing ride sharing. and the moneys collected are donations. however, they are actively recruiting drivers with claims of making extra money and meeting interesting people just like you do as a cab driver. i've seen many incidents reported on one of their internal driver lounges on facebook reporting accidents, extortion up to threats of vie will betionv.
bodyguards and disappears into his villa. he is not interested in the city he lives in. that speaks volumes. he just uses his position to defend his own interests. >> berlusconi rejects such talk as propaganda, but he knows he will only keep his legal troubles at bay as long as he is still in the political game, and that is why, once again, he is placing all his bets on this year's elections. ♪ >> istanbul as the only city in the world located on two continents - europe and asia. that is significant not just from a political point of view, but earthquake researchers also keep an eye on turkey's largest city. i see tectonic plates under is and will start moving, there is a high risk of a severe earthquake, but these warnings are currently being ignored. its symbol is dealing with an increasing number of tourists and rich investors. it is a top location, which means good business for the building sector. them as moving company doing a ragg business. he is in a perfect position to see how his city is changing every day. up to seven days a week, he helps people, rich or poor, move themselves
what teens have to say. >> coming up, we'll visit the beautiful city of prague. >> that and more next on "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. we'll start with our top story. >> a lot of us join walkathons because we have a personal connection to the cause. but as emily reports, one boy's connection is not only personal, it's amazing. >> there's always excitement when an event like this is about to begin. the crowds, the signs, the different groups with their team shirts. >> let's go! [ cheers and applause ] >> this one-mile march is to raise money for the maria fareri children's hospital in new york's westchester county. it's also raising awareness about the need for transplant donors. that's why it's so special that 11-year-old tyler is here. this is not the first walkathon for tyler. the last time he joined this event, he was just hours from undergoing surgery for a new liver. >> i was really sick, you know? so i had to get a liver transplant. >> tyler had been battling a liver disease for years, and it was getting worse. to get a donated
in the traffic center. >> good morning. we're gonna start off in daly city, northbound 280 as you come up to hickey boulevard. there's an injury crash blocking the two left lanes and the traffic leaving south san francisco getting up to daly city or if you are trying to get up to san francisco on 280, it will be a tough one. southbound 280 will be slow past the scene as you can clearly see the crash there. there's another problem on 680 southbound this morning. we had an earlier crash at 24. it was blocking lanes a little bit. and 680 was backed up, stop and go to walnut creek. if you are driving to some of the other major spots, give yourself plenty of time. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza and the traffic here is going to be pretty busy. it's backed up for about a 20- minute delay before you make it through. on 880, it's a little bit wet but so far this commute looks all right as you try to get into downtown oakland. stay with us. we have expanded traffic and weather all morning long. let's go to steve. >>> all right, sal. thank you. our system is moving in. there's not a lot
pope seated before the holy week. we start with claudio in vatican city. when's the latest? >> reporter: hi, toure. now the countdown is finally started, of course. well, there's no -- usually people don't have the chance to see the -- to know when the end of an end happens because in the past the pope had to die before a new pope could be voted in. this time, we have a date. 28th of february and we got a lot of reaction to the announcement of pope benedict xvi that he is resigning. first of all, look at how he -- well, he abdicated rather than resigning. let's see how. he did that during a low-key affair this morning the vatican meeting with cardinals. wasn't a big deal and he said -- his speech made it in latin. not italian or english or a comprehensible language to most people and it was down to somebody from a local press office, local wire agency to actually figure out that he actually said, well look, i'm going to abdicate. even the way that he resigned or -- sorry. abdicated was kind of low key and he did it as he's done the -- as he's leaved his pontificate all along. low key, s
the country. what is considered the oldest city in the netherlands was built on the banks of a river that was and still is good for trade, but it also makes the town very susceptible to rising water levels brought on by climate change. the people are worried that their levees may soon prove ineffective, and so they've come up with a creative solution. >> the city embraces the rhine, but soon, one arm of the river will flow through an entire section of the city. according to the plan, about half of these houses will give way to water. levies will be moved to create an island. most residents have left. the ones left no their days here are also numb. >> we are alone here. >> we are the last to leave. there's nothing we can do about it. >> in five years, there will be water here. it will come from the other side of the levy, flow underneath the levee, and back into the main part of the river. >> their family business with nine employees has been here for 20 years. one public authorities first unveiled the plan, they fought against it. >> what you have, you have. it is never certain that
across the country. what is considered the oldest city in the netherlands was built on the banks of a river that was and still is good for trade, but it also makes the town very susceptible to rising water levels brought on by climate change. the people are worried that their levees may soon prove ineffective, and so they've come up with a creative solution. >> the city embraces the rhine, but soon, one arm of the river will flow through an entire section of the city. according to the plan, about half of these houses will give way to water. levies will be moved to create an island. most residents have left. the ones left no their days here are also numbered. >> we are alone here. >> we are the last to leave. there's nothing we can do about it. >> in five years, there will be water here. it will come from the other side of the levy, flow underneath the levee, and back into the main part of the river. >> their family business with nine employees has been here for 20 years. one public authorities first unveiled the plan, they fought against it. >> what you have, you have. it is neve
witness to its greatness. in the first century b.c., the city of one million was master of the mediterranean world. rome's empire stretched from spain in the west to syria and egypt in the east. the roman elite were rich beyond measure. they ranged from the cunning and prudent julius caesar... to the intellectually inclined augustus... to cruel caligula, deviser of public spectacles that included murder .....to nero, who, it's said, kicked his wife to death for rebuking him. the upper classes were well educated, connected by kinship, business and political ties. wearied by the crowds and hectic pace of roman life, they pined for greater leisure and the chance it gave to contemplate the finer things of life. each spring, as the senate recessed, roman power brokers -- the patrician families, senators, and untold numbers of entrepreneurs made rich by roman dominance -turned to the bay of naples. over generations, they built lavish villas along the shoreline of campania. the villa pausilypon -a greek name meaning "the end of pain" -had a private theater for the pleasure of i
. >> reporter: janell was living with a foster family in sasun city at the time of her death. >>> the man accused of killing her appeared in court and pled not guilty. this is the picture of anthony lamar jones from an earlier appearance. jones is accused of murder, rape, kidnapping and lewd acts with a minor. if convicted he could face the death penalty. >>> the in their legal brief, the couple said this badge of inferiority, separateness and inquality must be extinguished. the supreme court justices are scheduled to hear the case on february 26. >>> the state monitoring report out today says 175,000 california bar row -- borrowers have received help. another 20,000 are in the midst of trial mortgage reductions. about 59,000 short sales have been agreed to because of the settlement. >>> happening now, a protest at city college of san francisco where students are occupying a campus building tonight. ktvu's debra villalon are live with the latest and the police reaction to it. >> reporter: peaceful but persistent so far, come on in a little closer. you can see there are a few dozen squa
's kurt gregory has more. >> reporter: released in the small community of midland city, alabama, following the dramatic rescue of a 5-year-old held captive for seven days in an underground bunker. wait that a tightly knit community had been anxious to hear. >> at approximately 3:12 this afternoon, fbi agents safely recovered the child who's been held hostage for nearly a week. >> reporter: police say the boy has been held captive by 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes after dykes boarded a school bus last week, shot and killed the bus driver. fbi said negotiations with dykes deteriorated within the last 24 hours and that dykes was observed holding a gun. >> at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger, entered the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: nbc news has learned a diversionary device was used and that the hostage rescue team entered in a door at the top of the bunker. >> by grace of god, he's okay. that was the mission of every man and woman on this compound. >> reporter: the horrific ordeal now over for the 5-year-old. his parents and his community. kurt grego
white gold even if it has been a lot of work for folks in wichita and kansas city and across much of oklahoma. that area of low pressure that's producing the snow will be weakening, but we are really going to tap some very heavy moisture. it looks like we could be in for quite a soaker tomorrow afternoon. as the winter portion of this storm weakens, the next storm that forms, the same energy, it's going to be able to tap into the atlantic ocean. we've got a lot of heavy moisture that could be heading this direction. most of it will be in the afternoon. flood watches were expanded tonight to not only include d.c. and surrounding counties but loudon and northern portions of fauquier were added because streams and creeks could get a lot of water in a short amount of time and yes, winter weather advisories to our west. this is a concern for freezing rain and sleet that may build up to an inch or so at allegations above 1,000 feet. that includes washington county and the panhandle of west virginia. we'll be busy in the weather center tomorrow afternoon. you'll definitely want that umbr
in a northern city and mali. the french-led a forces recaptured the city last month that they have since been on alert. on saturday, there is a suicide bomber blew itself up a separate -- and a security checkpoint. no one was injured. one day earlier, a soldier was wounded when another suicide bomber targeted the same outpost. >> the suicide attack in the biggest city in the north of mali is significant because it's the second such attack since friday. on friday morning, we saw the first suicide attack since the conflict began since the french arrived. the suicide attacks on the city seemed to be a change of tactics. most of the armed groups that occupied the city and others had been pushed out by air strikes from the french and dutch troops from a ballet. -- troops from mali. but they worry that laying explosives rises on the road could increase the coming months and people of mali will be worried about how they have to deal with it. they're not used to dealing with guerrilla tactics like this and the french have said they're keen to pull out as soon as possible. whoever is left, whether it'
-50's and we will see clouds and 47 at 7:00. sue? >> we will go back to redwood city with the app and show you seaport boulevard visible from 101 because of an overnight fatal accident that c.h.p. has again issued a sig-alert and they are asking you avoid the area, the redwood city area, the investigation is ongoing and it is a very handy app and free at the apple app and google play and you can navigate the commute. in san jose, an injury accident, a car ran the intersection and hit the bus and minor injuries involved and that person, one person, has been transported so they are in the clearing phases of this capital expressway. san jose with a live look the headlights neighboring -- snaking 280 northbound. >> a ferry has become too popular forcing the transit agency and the 6:00 a.m. ferry for san francisco left the larkspur terminal and it is a great way to get to work, very civilized, relaxing, hop on the ferry a quick trip to san francisco, no traffic, no worries, that is the good news. more than a few commuters have figured it out and it is causing problems. larkspur golden
the different stages of the car and its role in the city? i am sure over 40 years, your attitudes toward the automobile have changed. what do you believe was the most important influence? was it the price of gasoline? was it cost? was it the availability of more alternatives that are equally convenient? >> i think in copenhagen, we're lucky to have this strong tradition. it is survived the 1960's and 1970's, where the car became more prominent. many people still cycled, even if everything was focused on improving conditions for the car. i think it was a dream that you should be able to cycle in your town. that was a movement around 1980, with huge demonstrations, in front of the town halls and the danish parliament. many thousands of people said they wanted city's -- they wanted cities where you could cycle around. >> i think most people in the netherlands, more and more realize the detrimental effect of car use. i have 80,000 people and it rotterdam, population of 700,000. more than 10% are seriously affected by traffic. if i drive a car, i have to realize that i caused this problem wit
is a 28-will blog your -- 28- year-old logger -- blogger from egypt. the city offered him refuge for one year. the idea was to give him some breathing room and time to feel safe again. his first impressions involved pigeons like these. >> it is not like this in egypt. pigeons do not just come and sit on your hand. in egypt, birds are wary of humans. poles are not like the egyptians are. i have never seen anything like this there. >> a polish club is letting him use an apartment in this district in the west of the city. he updates his blog from her thoswho n speak arabic and read what he writes soon begin to understand why he faces problems back home. this afternoon, his message is stark -- islam poses a threat to humanity. especially in the west, a fear of islam should be a normal reaction, just like the fear of falling under the wheels of a moving train. >> that is what i think. i am an atheist. in egypt, everything has become worse under the muslim brotherhood. as far as i'm concerned, there is no moderate isl osama bin laden was the true face of islam. >> surely the situation in egypt
effectively stateless. >> in mexico city investigators say that a gas leak caused last week's explosion at the state- run oil company. 37 people were killed, dozens were injured. an electrical fault triggered a spark in the building's basement. mexico city has been relatively safe from the drug war that has engulfed the rest of the country, but the violence is now moving into the capital. >> police checkpoints like this are more common these days in mexico city, an effort to keep rising violence from reaching the heart of the country. throughout the six year drug war in mexico, mexico city is one of the places least touched by violence. there were 84 murders around the capital in january, the highest death toll since 2007. in many cases these were mass killings where bodies were left mutilated or dismembered. authorities here blamed a turf war and the local police chief says that mexico city needs to be better prepared in case it spreads. >> i have the impression that mexico city's leaders know that could be short-m lived. >> they are actually safer than many cities in the world, with a
's lives, she even changed mine. >> reporter: janell was living with a foster family in sasun city at the time of her death. >>> the man accused of killing her appeared in court and pled not guilty. this is the picture of anthony lamar jones from an earlier appearance. jones is accused of murder, rape, kidnapping and lewd acts with a minor. if convicted he could face the death penalty. >>> the in their legal brief, the couple said this badge of inferiority, separateness and inquality must be extinguished. the supreme court justices are scheduled to hear the case on february 26. >>> the state monitoring report out today says 175,000 california bar row -- borrowers have received help. another 20,000 are in the midst of trial mortgage reductions. about 59,000 short sales have been agreed to because of the settlement. >>> happening now, a protest at city college of san francisco where students are occupying a campus building tonight. ktvu's debra villalon are live with the latest and the police reaction to it. >> reporter: peaceful but persistent so far, come on in a little closer.
the major cities. we're working with the police on a program that is a replication of our domestic program, kick, taking disadvantaged young and at risk people and forwarding to referee and coaching programs. there is a lot going on the ground. >> one of the things becoming clear about this visit is the extent to which there is corruption in in the life. we have also seen corruption in football recently, all of these games that have been fixed. that must be a major worry for your brand. >> there are reports that say this is a wake-up call. we are not being complacent about this. for 15 years we have been working with industry across the european markets. we have two systems in place for identifying patterns. what you have to do is make the market legit -- make the market plunge -- make the law -- make the market legitimate. we would want more countries across the world to legalize betting, then you can control it. paying match officials at appropriate sum of money for the job, there is a lot you can do. we understand the threat. one of the reasons the premier league is as popular as it is
. shibani: has rock city hit rock bottom? rick jones will join us with what he thinks needs to be done to save the motor city from collapse. ashley: speaking of financial trouble, the man who led greece when its economy eventually was created, he has a job. details coming up. ♪ today is gonna be an impyou ready? for us. we wanna be our brother's keeper. what's number two we wanna do? bring it up to 90 decatherms. how bout ya, joe? let's go ahead and bring it online. attention on site, attention on site. now starting unit nine. some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of america's biggest cities. siemens. answers. shibani: get ready for it. moving coast to coast a winter storm now hammering places like kansas and nebraska. where is it heading next? we have the very latest. should i be getting my snow boots out for the weekend? >> that definitely depends on where you live. a lot of whether going on this afternoon. heavy snow continues to fall right around the st. louis area. that being mixed in with some sleep there. we are getting reports of anywhere from nine-1
. >>> an unprecedented tragedy in santa cruz. two veteran police officers shot to death. they are the city's first officers to be killed in the line of duty. we have team coverage. ktvu's janine de la vega is learning more about the officers and getting community reaction. but we begin with tara moriarty with new information on the shooting and the suspect. tara? >> reporter: we understand the suspect lived a couple of houses down the street. behind me is actually doyle street. police say after the suspect killed two officers over on branciforte drive, he came here and it appears he was shot in front of this garage. now, there were too many bullet holes to count. several garages are strung together in this complex and at least half of them were riddled with holes, chunks of one door even missing. we also spotted bullet holes on a nearby van. two cars were towed earlier this morning from the scene. one of them had two bullet holes through the front windshield. loren baker and elizabeth butler were both killed during a confrontation yesterday afternoon about a mile from the beach on branciforte aven
in south america, until they dropped off the grid. coming up, the last >>> in the heart of the city behind ucsf, there is an urban forest filled with trees, some over 200 feet tall. noah walker tells us why tens of thousands of these trees could be cut down. >> reporter: frank, it's my first time to this place, it's a beautiful area. this manmade forest was planted more than 100 years ago. ucsf, which owns the property says some unnatural growth poses a fire hazard and other potential risks. there are a few places you can leave the city behind, and still be in the city. >> that's the most magic part about it. >> reporter: you can hike without seeing another single soul. 61acres of tall trees, and lush undergrowth. a plant population as diverse as the city. maybe too diverse. ucsf is proposing removal of up to 30,000 nonnative trees, like eucalyptus. >> our friends, the eucalyptus trees have ways of multiplying. >> you're just allowing us to talk to a wall. >> reporter: speakers had mixed reviews of uc's forest management plan. >> i'm not a native. perhaps i should go. the buildings aren't
cities that had been held by al qaeda-linked fighters. the french air force is continuing its campaign in northern mali. we have the latest from the capital, bamako. >> the french have been carrying out more airstrikes against kidal in the northeast of mali and also a nearby town. they are targeting fuel storage , arms caches, and training bases. it seems as though this military campaign against al qaeda- linked rebels is moving into a different stage. we have followed the military offensive on the ground, traditional, armored columns moving north, capturing various towns, the city of timbuktu. now it is desert and mountains. the population centers are smaller and more spaced out. it is an area where the remaining rebel elements appear to be holed up. it seems the french are trying to cut off their supply route, put them in a position where they cannot survive there. that there is the proximity of the long algerian border and the possibility the rebels could simply disappear over the border in order to regroup and come back at a later stage. >> a political rallies brewing inside of ira
debate over gun control is now taking center stage in one bay area city. >>> this could be a big day in the battle over marijuana. what's happening in washington, d.c. and here at home. >> reporter: more than $800 out of your pocket in one year all because of traffic. we'll tell you how the bay area ranked when it came to the country's most congested cities. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, february 5th. >>> we begin with developing news from the east bay. we've just gotten word that police have made an arrest in a -- in a hit-and-run accident that injured a mother and her two children that happened last night on crestview in pittsburg. alex savidge is live from the crash scene with the photo we just received from the suspect. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. yes, police tracked down the man they say was driving the car that hit this woman and two kids. they were hit right here in this crosswalk last night. police found that car a short distance april way-- away. i want to he s
thing with cycling. in the united states, many people, especially in big cities, are much more resistant to the idea, including individual motorists, not just businesses afraid of profit. i am wondering, i am not sure how much a european have met with people who are very resistant, thinking it is like socialism, people just want to take over the streets and will not be room for cars and we will go slower and lose jobs. have you been able to convince people? what kind of arguments have you had? >> two weeks ago, a new york, it was 400 years ago that new amsterdam was found at -- was founded. they convinced the general director of the new york port authority to put into action a bike accessibility plan, a bike plan for the more than 200,000 employees of the new york port authority. so they convinced these men that it would be a benefit to invest in bike accessibility. the thing is, i don't know, maybe you could put out an opportunity to meet them. we are mainly preaching for people who like our message, but i hardly meet people -- the opposition. i don't know, maybe there are some people w
that today is the start of the trial on market street, the fact that we are really moving our city's biking agenda forward. and i think with those of our friends from europe, we all want to take this to the next level and figure out what are the best ideas that we can adopt from the great cities around the world. we know that in recent years, i think san francisco with the help of our community advocates from the bike coalition and other advocates were really trying to bike strong and bike hard into the wind and i think finally the wind is at our back. we need the best ideas from around the world to move our great city forward. so welcome to our friends from europe. again, thank you for all of you here in san francisco that care passionately about this and i look forward to working with all of us to move this movement forward. [applause] >> thank you very much, supervisor. our next speaker was an elected member of the brussels parliament representing the green party. she was also minister of social affairs, health, and equal opportunities in the government before starting her political care
after a crash that killed at least 19 foreign tourists near the ancient egyptian city. witnesses said the balloon exploded mid flight. two people survived the crash, including the egyptian pilot. caught air ballooning is one of the main dr. oz for the huge number of tourists who visit luxor each year. the seven city on the banks of the nile is near the valley of the kings. the pharaoh burial ground as the 60 tunes in chambers, including tut. there is also a vast temple complex with the ruins of religious buildings. more from our reporter in cairo. >> it appears there was an explosion on board the balloon when it was around 300 meters or so from the ground. the balloon then came plummeting down, at which 0.1 of the tourists on board, we understand that the british male tourist jump from the balloon. we understand from the ministry of tourism that they contacted the relevant embassies, which includes china, japan, hungary, france, and britain, to coordinate the response and how to get the bodies back home. of course, this comes as a huge blow for the egyptian tourist -- tourism industry
study. castel gandolfo elong stu vatican city, much like a foreign -- castel gandolfo belongs to vatican city, much like a foreign embassy. benedict will return to vatican city. in the future, he will reside just a few meters away. it is being refurbished in preparation for his arrival. a last kiss for the poope. his decision to resign ahas received extreme action. joining us is our -- has received a mixed reaction. >> joining us is our conflict from -- our contact from rome. is there cause for concern? >> i think there is cause for some concern. that's why he promised in his last address to the cardinals -- he promised reverence and obedience. it's also why he is hiding away behind the walls of vatican city states and not returning to his beloved the very a in southern germany for his retirement -- beloved of area -- beloved bugbear yet -- beloved bavaria in southern germany. the new pope has to be charismatic, forceful, has to put his own stamp very quickly on the papacy. >> who will be in charge of the catholic church until the new pope is elected? >> the cardinal will take care of th
>>> this is wjz tv, baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> what went wrong? a police trainee shot in the head by his instructor. the instructor could face criminal charges. >> the violation of training policy revealed in our investigation. >>> here's what people are talking about tonight. >> new revelations about a police training day turned tragic. the trainee still in very bad shape at the hospital. we investigated breeches of pro toe cool and the moments leading up to his shooting. we have the latest details. >> reporter: that training officer has now been identified as william scott kearns. he is an 18-year-veteran of the baltimore police department. a baltimore city police training officer could face criminal charges after a training exercise went terribly wrong. state police now investigating what happened inside the old rosewood hospital sight. >> we will sit back and wait for the investigation to be completed. once that is done, we'll rev
in egypt's ancient city of luxor. a hot air balloon carrying at least 20 tourists caught fire and plunged into a sugar cane field. at least 18 people died. egyptian security officials say an explosion in a gas canister forced the balloon 1,000 feet to the ground. a u.s. photographer snapped these photos before several groups of tourists took flight to see some of luxor's famous sights. authorities say no americans were riding in the balloon that went down. three people including the balloon's pilot survived. they reportedly jumped out of the balloon before it crashed. tina kraus, cbs news. >> hot air balloon crashes have happened in luxor before. 16 people were hurt four years ago when a balloon came down after hitting a communications tower. >>> a bay area couple missing in south america may have been spotted just 10 days ago. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in the newsroom this morning. and cate, there is some word from peru on what they might be doing. >>> reporter: kpix 5 spoke with a hostel operator this month who believes they are s
. >> it happened just hours ago, in the ancient city of luxor. officials say there was an explosion and a fire, 1,000 feet in the air, just before that balloon plunged from the sky and slammed into a sugar cane field. vacationers from europe, japan and hong kong are among the victims. no word if any americans were onboard. the balloon pilot and two passengers reportedly survived the crash. we'll have much more on the story at abcnews.com. >>> another major story we're watching all night, is the blizzard roaring through the middle of the country into the midwest. >> the storm fanned several fires across texas last night, as a major rainmaker moves across the east coast. the white you see in the nation's midsection is what's left of the big blizzard. tahman bradley details its numbers. >> reporter: a ferocious blizzard buried the texas and oklahoma panhandles. 19 inches of snow fell, along with gusts of up to 77 miles per hour. >> see what it's like so far. here we go. >> reporter: it's a traffic nightmare on roads and highways. so many drivers were stranded, the national guard had to be called in.
the suburbs are killing the sand here is why and cities can save us and here is why. by far the greatest aspect of that epidemic or i should say of our health challenge in america is the obesity epidemic, not that obesity itself is a problem but all the illnesses it leads to, diabetes consumes 2% of our gross national product. a child born after 2000 has a one in three chance in america becoming a diabetic. we are looking at the first generation of americans who are going to live shorter lives than their parents. that is not a huge surprise to you. we of all been talking for a long time about the wonders of the american corn syrup based diets and the sodas people a drinking but only recently has the argument, have studies been done comparing diet and physical inactivity, one of them in england was called gluttony vs loss. another doctor at the mayo clinic put patients electronic underwear and measured every motion, set a certain dietetic regime, studied their weight, started pumping calories in and some people got fat and other people didn't, expecting some sort of metabolic factor at wo
for later this morning, a public memorial to the slain officers is now being planned in the city live in santa cruz for abc7 news. >> stay us with for continuing coverage of the santa cruz officers' murders with updates on facebook and on twitter at abc news at 11 bay area. >> damage will be assessed to a san francisco neighborhood caused by a massive water main break which you saw here first yesterday on abc7 news, a massive rush will water and mud swallowing cars and two dozen homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole. this is right next to a recent sewer pipe replacement project. >> support for same-sex marriage is continuing to grow among california voters. a new field palm -- poll shows of 61 percent in california approve it. among 18 do 20 year oz 75 percent approve. among voters 65 and older, 48 percent approve. this comes as the obama administration face as deadline today on whether to weigh in on the proposition 8 case before the supreme court which will hear arguments next month in an interview you saw only on abc7 the president told dan ash
, the city of san jose decided to turn off 900 street lights throughout the day. there were some on roads and also in residential neighborhoods. the decision was made because of the budget. the city just reviewed their budget report and in that, it was decided that turning the lights on should be a priority. $44,000 has been set aside for the equipment and the maintenance of the lights. some residents had no idea the streets were darked on purpose. they reacted to the news this morning. >> they put the money to light up everything, it's good. it's good for people's safety. >> reporter: starting in march, approximately 225 street lights will be turned on each month which should improve public safety as well as the appearance of the roads. it's unknown which streets will city wants residents to be patient. coming up in the next hour of "mornings on 2," hear from a woman who said she was forced to be in the dark early in the morning while she waited to get to work. we'll explain -- coming up. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:05. oakland police inves
on friday has moved into texas and the panhandle. look at the severe weather in oklahoma city and snow on the backside of the area towards wichita. our system has picked up a lot of strength. 30s and 40s we have some cold readings inland and a half moon bay is 47 and i have seen 34 near embarcadero. there is more of a westerly flow and breeze temperatures are moderating a little bit but still pretty nice, cooler coast and bay, and it will be nice once the fog burns off. berkeley 59 brentwood oakland 63, 64 san jose and that's two  warmer than yesterday. gilroy 63, redwood city pearling game daily -- burlingame, daily city 64. it is pretty nice on the weekend but just a little bit cooler. >>> a surprising thing for the international committee, find out which sport did not make the olympics. >>> and he was seen -- christopher dorner was seen in dick's sporting good store just a week before his deadly attacks. . >>> welcome back, we have a surveillance video of christopher dorner. he went to a southern california sporting good store just two days before the killings began. this is video
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